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Digital Account Manager – South West County Magazines Portfolio

Brand: Cotswold Life

Location: Home Based

Closing date: Nov. 26, 2019

Download: Job Description

We are on a mission to make effective digital marketing solutions accessible to all businesses, large or small, and we aim to become a one-stop shop for all of their marketing and advertising needs. Due to the success of our expanding digital revenues we have created a new key digital sales role.

If you’re passionate about selling the right solutions and love the ever-developing world of digital marketing then we’d love to talk to you. Perhaps you currently work agency side or for a similar media publisher and are very confident in your SEO, PPC, website, display, DPM and social media campaign knowledge.

This position has been created with the option of either working from home or having a base (however frequent) in our Exeter or Cheltenham office. Most of your time will be spent visiting customers throughout the South West, understanding their advertising and marketing needs and presenting to them the best digital options possible from our portfolio of solutions. As well as having your own client base there is great opportunity to expand, contacting lapsed and new customers who have a growing desire for digital solutions.

You will also work with our wider sales teams visiting businesses with other account managers and supporting them in presenting and pitching to accounts as the “digital expert” and inspiring clients with campaigns that deliver effective results.

In this role you are representing our SW county magazines portfolio Cotswold Life, Devon Life, Somerset Life Cornwall Life, Exeter Life and Dorset Magazine, with travel across all of these counties.


  • Salary of up to £28k
  • OTE potential £9,900 per annum
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give As You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme
  • Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to as soon as possible.

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive.


We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our history…of our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But we’re forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients’ objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs – content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together…

And because we’re ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning ‘New European’ national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history – just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

A few facts about us:

  • We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
  • Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 40 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
  • There’s always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Staff Forums and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
  • Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Rolls Royce, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
  • We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEs…to major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

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